Dark Chocolate, Almond & Cranberry Brittle

Dark Chocolate, Almond & Cranberry Brittle

This Dark Chocolate, Almond & Cranberry Brittle is a hearty, flavorful treat that the whole family will love.

YIELDS

1 1/2 cups brittle

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup Florida Crystals® Organic Raw Cane Sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup almonds, sliced and toasted
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (3 ounces) dark chocolate chips

INSTRUCTIONS

Grease cookie sheet with butter and set aside.

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, water and cream of tartar. Stir until sugar dissolves. Cover pot and let boil gently, approximately 5 minutes. Remove cover and continue to cook until mixture turns amber in color. Once correct color is reached, quickly remove from heat; stir in almonds and cranberries. Pour onto prepared pan, spreading thinly with wooden spoon. Cool completely. 

Melt chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl 15 seconds; stir and repeat until melted. Use fork to drizzle cooled brittle with melted chocolate.

Once chocolate is firm, break candy into pieces. Store in an airtight container in cool place.